Gourmet and Housewares Start 2011 With An All-Star Lineup

We’re celebrating the second anniversary of Building 2 WestWing and the debut of the expanded Gourmet/ Housewares permanent product center on floor 8 of the building this January at the first Market of the year. The new building has reinforced AmericasMart  as a major player and new home for houseware manufactures and retailers, supported by the gourmet products that have always been strong for the product center.

IMG_9363[1]The January Market will feature more than 150 of the industry’s leading gourmet and houseware companies spotlighting more than 300 lines. Plus, the product center will showcase new product launches, line debuts and company introductions.

New to AmericasMart this January are BIA Cordon Bleu, Messermeister, Chantal Cookware, Epicurean Cutting Boards, Guzzini, and Jura Capresso . Several manufactures and retailers such as The Connection, The Ryan Group, Delectable Samplings, Joel Kasperzak, Ben Tally, Coastline Imports, Diligence and Lynn’s Concepts have decided to expand their space at AmericasMart in order to showcase more product in Atlanta. In addition to the companies that make up the permanent product center, there are more than 250 lines that are part of the Gourmet Market Temporaries, IMG_3140which are located on floor 2 of the building.

Attendees will also  have endless access to the industry’s biggest names and most sought-after chefs and education at Market. AmericasMart Building 2 houses a gourmet state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen, which is located at the heart of the product center. This January, it will host celebrity chefs and renowned gourmet and housewares leaders. Making an appearance at the January Market:

  • Ace of Cakes’ Food Network star Duff Goldman
  • Marcel Vigneron, season one finalist of Bravo’s hit TV show “Top Chef” and “Top Chef All-Stars”
  • Virginia Willis
  • Celebrated local chefs Gerry Klaskala
  • Patricia “Sister” Schubert
  • Helen Chen
  • Linton Hopkins
  • Several exhibitor-sponsored events and educational presentations.

Don’t miss out on the first market of the New Year and the best collection of Gourmet/Housewares product, resources and entertainment! For more information about the January Market, click here. To read the entire release, click here.

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